The median annual salary for a IT Technician was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Technician
UK / Scotland
Rank 140 164 156
Rank change year-on-year +24 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.043% 0.034% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.036% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Median salary £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year -4.34% -2.12%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2205 2784 2984
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.91% 94.79% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1809 1843
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured IT Technician in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in Scotland

IT Technician
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Technician in Scotland.

Salary trend for IT Technician in Scotland

IT Technician
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +6 1 £25,000 -9.09%
IT Technician
UK

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) MCP
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
4 2 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (11.11%) Xerox
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (11.11%) iSeries

IT Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Android
5 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
1 2 (22.22%) Time Management
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Mitel
3 1 (11.11%) Xerox
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